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History of Art and Film Seminar Series 2018/19 (Autumn)

History of Art and Film Seminar Series 2018/19 (Autumn)

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 18, 2018 04:50 PM |

Presenting a year-long programme of four sessions per semester, and interleaving studies of art and film, this series seeks to foster interdisciplinary collaboration within and beyond the department of History of Art and Film.

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History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Homonormative Sex in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian Cinemas

History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Homonormative Sex in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian Cinemas

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 18, 2018 04:50 PM |

24 October 2018 - In the first in this series of four seminars, Connor Winterton (Birmingham City) examines homonormative sex in contemporary gay and lesbian cinemas, highlighting a recurrent detatchment from queer radical politics in favour of a focus on homonormative ideologies.

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LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19: Translating Crime Fiction

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 10, 2018 01:20 PM |

25 October 2018 - In this talk, Dr Karen Seago will develop her hypothesis that the translation of crime fiction, is a constrained form of literary translation.

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LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19: 'Translating with a capital T'

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 10, 2018 01:20 PM |

18 October 2018 - What does it mean to be a Translator with a capital T, and how many ways are there of being a translator?

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LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19: Chinese Fansubbers - What Makes Them Survive So Far?

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 10, 2018 01:20 PM |

11 October 2018 - A study on the genre and style analysis of Chinese fansubbing translation, how it is different from professional translations and exploration of whether Chinese fansubbers have created their particular translation style.

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LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 10, 2018 01:20 PM |

Leicester Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies (LeCTIS) are pleased to introduce their Autumn Seminar Series sessions for 2018/19.

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Sing and celebrate with Coro Nostro

Sing and celebrate with Coro Nostro

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 26, 2018 11:30 AM |

Join us on 27 October 2018 to celebrate the 25th year of the choir Dr Robert Kenny founded in 1993 as The Modern Languages Chamber Choir, later re-named Coro Nostro.

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Representing Kingston

Representing Kingston

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 28, 2018 01:40 PM |

On Saturday 17 November 2018, poet, novelist and broadcaster Kei Miller, and novelist and short story writer Kerry Young, will read from and talk about their fiction.

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Looking back: A year in review for the School of Arts

Looking back: A year in review for the School of Arts

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 06, 2018 03:40 PM |

Find out more about our successes and innovations in the School of Arts' first Annual Newsletter publication.

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School of Arts Seminar Series: Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods (Autumn)

School of Arts Seminar Series: Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods (Autumn)

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 06, 2018 02:40 PM |

This year's series continues with a new collection of short, one-hour lunchtime sessions for the Autumn term, exploring interdisciplinary possibilities.

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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): Women Directors in Hollywood from the 1980s

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 19, 2018 02:30 PM |

28 November 2018 - This lecture will offer an introduction to the careers and films of Hollywood’s most profitable female directors – asking that we take seriously the work of women in the mainstream.

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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): American Disaster Narratives of the 1970's

Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): American Disaster Narratives of the 1970's

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 05, 2018 01:10 PM |

31 October 2018 - This lecture will outline the genre conventions of the disaster narrative whilst also exploring the anxieties and legacies of this 'peculiar American phenomenon'.

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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): Dante and the Visual Arts 2021

Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): Dante and the Visual Arts 2021

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 06, 2018 02:50 PM |

17 October 2018 - The session should be ideal for anyone interested in the way in which works of literature are translated into visual form, and will of course have particular appeal both for art historians and Italianists.

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Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS) 2019 Conference

Posted by jcm22 at Jun 26, 2018 01:15 PM |

In line with previous conferences, SLAS 2019 will be an opportunity for explorations of any aspect of Latin American Studies, from any theoretical and disciplinary perspective.

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Winners of the 'Year Abroad' photo competition 2018

Winners of the 'Year Abroad' photo competition 2018

Posted by jcm22 at Jun 14, 2018 02:55 PM |

Results of this year's competition, taken from a collection of very impressive entries.

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Book Launch

Book Launch

Posted by jcm22 at Jun 13, 2018 01:50 PM |

The School of Arts invites you to a book launch and wine reception to celebrate our recent Film Studies publications.

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Histories of Women on British Television

Posted by jcm22 at May 03, 2018 11:30 AM |

Wednesday 9 May 2018 - School of Arts’ History of Art and Film (Film Studies) are proud to present a two hour lecture discussing ‘Gender, television and voice: historicising women’s talk on British television’ (Dr Jilly Boyce Kay) and ‘Making women’s history on television in the seventies: Shoulder to Shoulder (BBC 1974)’, (Dr Vicky Ball)

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Film Studies Research Seminar: 'Contemporary Latin American Film and Visual Culture'

Posted by jcm22 at Apr 23, 2018 04:05 PM |

Wednesday 2 May 2018 - Presentations by Dr Ignacio Aguiló, Lecturer in Latin American Cultural Studies, University of Manchester, and Dr Clara Garavelli, Lecturer in Spanish and Latin American Studies, University of Leicester.

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Exploring with T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets

Exploring with T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets

Posted by jcm22 at Apr 11, 2018 02:45 PM |

Starting Thursday 12 April 2018 - All School of Arts students and staff are warmly invited to lunchtime workshops, led by Dr Scott Freer and Dr Mary Ann Lund.

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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar: Sampling Methods and Linguistic Findings in Desert Island Discs Over Time

Posted by jcm22 at Mar 28, 2018 04:40 PM |

Wednesday 16 May 2018 - Taking Desert Island Discs as an example, this paper explores the value of radio archives for linguistic/interdisciplinary research, and issues of sampling.

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